Definition of pot-herb in English:



  • Any herb grown for culinary use.

    • ‘Some are used as flavouring herbs, additions for salads, or pot-herbs.’
    • ‘His scheme was first to organize by categories, such as whole animals, animal parts and products, minerals, and plants - the last subdivided into roots, pot-herbs, fruits, trees, and shrubs.’
    • ‘The young and tender nettle is an excellent pot-herb and the stalks are good as flax for making cloth.’